A language considered as part of a larger family of languages or a linguistic branch. Not in scientific use:
A speech form or an expression of a given language that is peculiar to itself grammatically or cannot be understood from the individual meanings of its elements, as in keep tabs on.
Religious phraseology used hypocritically; insincere, pious talk
(Obs.) The specialized vocabulary and idioms as of criminals and tramps, the purpose of which was to disguise from outsiders the meaning of what was said
A variety of such everyday language specific to a social group or region:
An interrelated group of nonverbal symbols, signs, gestures, etc. used for communication or expression in a particular art, skill, etc.
A form of a language differing generally from the accepted standard, as a provincial or local dialect
(Linguis.) The total stock of morphemes in a language
The vocabulary of technical terms used in a particular field, subject, science, or art; nomenclature.
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